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Change and Project Lead

The Fred Hollows Foundation |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Hybrid | NSW | NT | QLD | Remote / Work From Home | VIC
Sub location(s): Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Darwin

Today 1.1 billion people around the world are needlessly blind. If we do nothing, the next 30 years will see vision loss nearly double! Join The Foundation and make a real impact!

Full time, Permanent Role based in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane (Flexible work from home arrangements available)

ABOUT THE FRED HOLLOWS FOUNDATION

The Foundation is an international development organisation working to prevent blindness and restore sight. We continue to carry on the legacy of Professor Fred Hollows, who believed every person has the right to quality eye care, no matter where they live. The Foundation has grown to work in more than 25 countries throughout Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, the Pacific, and here in Australia. The Foundation has restored sight to more than 3 million people worldwide. We have an ambitious five-year strategic plan that aims to take us even closer to realising our vision of a world in which no person is needlessly blind, or vision impaired and Indigenous Australians exercise their right to sight and good health.

The Foundation is also proud to announce that we were awarded the Employer of Choice Award (Public Sector and NFP) at the 2022 Australian HR Awards.

ABOUT YOU

You will be an experienced systems change lead, ideally with experience across large-scale organizational change efforts. You will combine experience across project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle with an understanding of organisational change tools and techniques. You will have a strong background with systems change and tasks but also an appreciation for the process and people elements of good system implementations. You will have excellent attention to detail coupled with strong stakeholder management and influencing skills, with the ability to communicate effectively in a cross-cultural environment. You will be resilient and tenacious, able to work flexibly and adapt to sometimes ambiguous situations. Above all you must have a passion for smooth systems change and be willing to roll up your sleeves to achieve the best outcomes for diverse stakeholders.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Change and Project Lead is accountable for the successful delivery of systems and process change projects by achieving agreed outcomes for quality/functionality and successful organizational change within acceptable tolerances of budget and schedule. The role will work closely with and actively encourage collaboration between technology teams, partners and teams in the wider FHF organization.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Implements change management strategies to enable stakeholders to adopt change.

Lead and contribute to the co-creation of the Change Management Strategy and plan with business sponsors and the project team. Drive the implementation of the Change Management Strategy and Plan.

Supports change management for projects as well as assist in managing Project budgets, schedules, risks, issues and deliverables, project team and steering committee meetings.

Development of user guides and running training sessions for projects and systems under implementation.

Lead the creation and implementation of a communications strategy and plan to ensure meaningful communication with stakeholders.

Support learning needs analyses and help to design and implement training plans capable of ensuring ongoing success of systems and processes, in close collaboration with subject matter experts.

Support and practice project management techniques as part of project teams or leading small project initiatives

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED

Organisational change leadership for projects in complex environments.

Reading process and/or system implementation teams and enhancements.

Collaborating with and coaching diverse and complex senior stakeholders, developing relationships, and providing advice based on change management methodology with a track record of delivering results.

HOW WE RECOGNISE YOUR CONTRIBUTION

Through our internal programs and employee benefits we aim to create an environment where you will feel supported and empowered.  Whether your focus is on continuous learning, professional development or finding an environment which enables you to thrive while balancing family or personal commitments, we have a range of programs in place to support you. Including:

Generous salary packaging – we provide access to not-for-profit salary packaging options, which will increase your take home pay, we also offer 17.5% annual leave loading.

Flexible work environment – we focus on output, not hours and enable you to prioritise your health and wellbeing.

Generous leave allowances – we offer time off for culturally significant/ceremonial leave, paid parental leave; 5 days bonus leave every year; and an annual Foundation-wide “Me Day”.

Ongoing commitment to your continuous learning and career development – through tailored leadership and professional development programs, access to Linkedin Learning and focused development conversations.

To find out more about our benefits click here

APPLICATIONS

Please apply directly via the “Apply” Button. Should you have any questions regarding the opportunity please reach out to our Talent Acquisition Specialist, at [email protected] for a confidential conversation. Kindly note that CVs will not be considered through this email address.

Applications Close: Tuesday the 8th of August 2023

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.

The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children and community partners in all areas where we work. Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.

Closing Date: Aug 8, 2023

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